Movies like The Last Exorcism

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The Last Exorcism (2010)
 5.6
 46K
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After years of performing “exorcisms” and taking believers’ money, Reverend Marcus travels to rural Louisiana with a film crew so he can dispel what he believes is the myth of demonic possession. The dynamic reverend is certain that this will be another routine “exorcism” on a disturbed religious fanatic but instead comes upon the blood-soaked farm of the Sweetzer family and a true evil he would have never thought imaginable.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, no music, suspense, twist ending, bad ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farm, preacher, satanic cult, found footage, exorcism, human sacrifice, satanic ritual, ghost, supernatural, clergy, religions or cults, danger, sin, paranormal activity, imaginary, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, deadly, woman in danger, videotaping, evil force, cons and scams, good versus evil, evil spirit, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, california

Most similar movies to The Last Exorcism

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, mentor, adaptation, storytelling, death and demons mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Exorcism: Insidious (2010), The Conjuring (2013), The Possession (2012), Paranormal Activity (2007), The Rite (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 250K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, parallel world, demons, danger, paranormal activity, fear, curses spells and rituals, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 389K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, paranormal activity, danger, witch, seance, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, exorcism, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: rhode island, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Last Exorcism Part II (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, woman in danger, danger, curses spells and rituals, hopes, memory loss, ghost, mentally unstable, starting over, supernatural ability, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 53K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, family in danger, evil force, paranormal activity, supernatural, ancient mystery, ghost, family relations, parents and children, possessed girl, curses spells and rituals, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, dark ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal activity, psychic, fear, videotaping, couples, danger, invisibility, demonic possession, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 85K
The Rite (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: church, supernatural, clergy, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, vatican, seminary, exorcism, power relations, supernatural ability, catholicism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, catholicism, lawyer, priest, teenage girl, supernatural, good versus evil, courtroom drama, uncover truth, danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Haunted by terrible acts the Nazis forced him to participate in, the disenchanted Father Lankester Merrin focuses his energies on helping with an archaeological dig in the northern part of Kenya. There, the crew uncovers a church that predates ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, supernatural, priest, exorcism, church, religions or cults, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural ability, redemption ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1947, year 1944
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 10K
Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small group of Catholics led by an ailing priest believe that Satan intends to become man, just as God did in the person of Jesus. The writings of a possessed mental patient lead them to Peter Kelson, a writer who studies serial killers. They ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, supernatural, serial killer, mystery, vampire, apocalypse, clergy, deadly, supernatural ability, religions or cults, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, disability, nightmare, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 176K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: dark humor, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, obsessive quest, ghost, heaven and hell, life turned upside down, curse, gypsy, demons, evil, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 1960s, 20th century ...
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 44K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, hospital, murder, ghost, high school, curse, little boy, goth, supernatural, intern, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, usa, asia, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 4K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, mysterious character, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, slasher, witches ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, small town, isolation, killer child, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, cornfield, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 157K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, afterlife, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, prayer, religious, small town, gory, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, crimes, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 47K
The Unborn (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, woman in danger, afterlife, danger, revenge, haunted by the past, death, rabbi, twins, ghosts, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 240K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: fear, isolation, ghost, haunted house, insanity, hotel, evil, paranormal activity, survival, danger, supernatural, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a highly secured vault deep within the walls of Vatican City, the Catholic Church holds thousands of old films and video footage documenting exorcisms/supposed exorcisms and other unexplained religious phenomena they feel the world is not ready ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, danger, clergy, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, demonic possession, exorcist, vatican, supernatural horror, evil, psychological torment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, supernatural, family problems, parents and children, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, barn, sheriff, corn, preacher, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, nightmare, possession, demon, ghost, heaven and hell, family, danger, fear, curses spells and rituals, terrorizing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 41K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, small town, supernatural, swamp, frog, bible, faith, river, investigation, deadly, chaos, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, campus, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 3K
The Presence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman’s boyfriend, the dark spirit’s haunting grows obsessive. ...
Style: mind bending, scary, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, woman in danger, dishonesty, isolation, supernatural, in the woods, confined, manipulations, haunted by the past, haunted house, danger, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 66K
Body Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, cross dressing, parents and children, friendship, danger, haunted by the past, small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, youth, family relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 52K
Commander (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, halloween, anthology, vcr, webcam, found footage, burglary, gory, hunt down, confined, off the road, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 26K
The Eye (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A blind girl gets a cornea transplant so that she would be able to see again. However, she got more than what she bargained for when she realised she could even see ghosts. And some of these ghosts are down right unfriendly. So she embarks on a ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: hospital, afterlife, supernatural ability, woman in danger, transplant, blindness, able to see the dead, supernatural power, ghosts, hanging, ghost, disfigurement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 57K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, elevator, job seeking, drowning, divorce, apartment, water, teacher, haunted by the past, single parent, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, demon, found footage, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, parallel world, urban ghetto, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, imaginary, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, stalking, woman in danger, small town, occult, possession, danger, on the run, mentally unstable, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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